Rep. Robert Wise Jr.
Former Representative from West Virginia's 2nd District
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West Virginia's 2nd District
West Virginia's 3rd District
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Wise was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Wise’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Wise’s bills had a total of 39 cosponsors in the 106th Congress.
Use this chart to compare Wise to other members of the House of Representatives in the 106th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Some of Wise’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 4651 (106th): To amend the Social Security Act to provide additional safeguards for beneficiaries ...
- H.R. 3765 (106th): Health Insurance Liability Recovery Protection Act of 2000
- H.R. 3666 (106th): Social Security Benefit Restoration Act of 2000
- H.R. 3507 (106th): Coal Miners’ Unemployment Assistance Act of 1999
- H.R. 3062 (106th): Coal Miner Environmental Impact Assistance Act of 1999
- H.R. 1589 (106th): To amend the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1994 ...
- H.R. 810 (106th): To establish drawback for imports of N-cyclohexyl-2-benzothiazolesulfenamide based on exports of N-tert-Butyl-2-benzothiazolesulfenamide.
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From Jan 1983 to Dec 2000, Wise missed 620 of 9,430 roll call votes, which is 6.6%. This is worse than the median of 3.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2000. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Congressional Pictorial Directory for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills